The Chairman Brother Phil Schmiedl called the meeting to order on Friday December 9, 2016 at 11:00 am. 
The pledge of allegiance was said followed by a moment of silence for the recently deceased members. 
September 9, 2016 meeting minutes were distributed by Secretary Ellen Douglas and minutes were accepted as read.


Brother Schmiedl announced that Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States.


Thomas Scheutzow, Financial Secretary, stated that he has completed nearly all of the retiree cards and
will start distribution for retirees/spouse/significant others.
  If you didn’t receive a yellow card, bring you
pension check stub to verify your union check off fees.  In the event you don’t have the union check off
fee being deducted from your pension check, he has the union check off fee blue deduction card for
members to complete.  Yellow cards will be used for retirees to eat after the meeting

UAW Benefit Representative, Joseph Guarino, welcomed UAW Retirees from Locals 122 and 573. 
He gave an update of our benefits.  He can be contacted by: Office-330-626-7614, Cell-330-687-3333, or mailing address-9777 Mopar Dr. Streetsboro, Ohio   44241-5220
Mailing of the1099-R, 1098, W-2’s will be from Benefit Connect January 27, 2017. 
If you have not received them you can contact Benefit Connect after February 12, 2017 for a reprint at 888-409-3300.

Vice Chairman John “Jo-Jo” Ellis and Sergeant at Arms Fred Kelly handled the raffle
and five prizes were given.

Next Meeting will be March 10, 2017 at 11:00am
at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church,
342 Chillicothe Rd, Aurora, Ohio

Meeting was adjourned at 12:45 pm and lunch followed.

Would like to thank all the members that brought food dishes to share.
These are the meeting minutes.  If there is any conflict between this information and the
Health Care Trust plan, verification can always be made through UAW Benefit
Representative Joseph Guarino or by contacting Medical Benefit Trust. 
Stay connected, make sure your contact information is updated through Benefit Connect.

Ellen Douglas -  Recording Secretary
Phil Schmiedl – Chairman
John “Jo-Jo’ Ellis – Vice Chairman
Thomas Scheutzow – Financial Secretary